A family of four in Macau was diagnosed with a variant of the new crown virus Delta after visiting the mainland, triggering the immediate prevention status of the Macau government.
The authorities checked contacts of infected families. Among them, 18 people in Australia who participated in the Xi'an Dance Troupe with their daughters tested negative for nucleic acid.
The group took a flight from Zhuhai to Xi'an on the 19th and took the same flight from Nanjing back to Zhuhai in Zhongshan and Zhuhai which are related to the Nanjing case. This is suspected to be the most likely cause of this family gathering infection.
The Macau Novel Coronavirus Infection Response Coordination Center announced that it received a notice from Zhuhai through the joint prevention and control mechanism at noon yesterday (3rd) that two Macau residents tested positive for nucleic acid in Zhuhai. The authorities have immediately found these two people and made an epidemic. School investigations, including; workplaces, contacts, etc., and through inter-departmental cooperation, the driver’s room of the Department of Health (the working place of the male diagnosed) and a fruit shop in Yizi Street (the working place of the female diagnosed) are blocked. For safety reasons, the relevant drivers All drivers in the room have been tested for viral nucleic acid, and the results will be announced later.
The couple’s two children were also infected with the disease. Since their daughter took a flight from Zhuhai to Xi’an to participate in exchange activities on July 19, and took the same flight from Nanjing to Zhuhai in Zhongshan and Zhuhai, which is related to the Nanjing case. Therefore, the authorities highly suspect that this is the most likely source of infection in this family gathering.
Macau enters a state of immediate prevention
In order to cope with the epidemic prevention and control work of the Macao SAR Government, all cultural venues under the Cultural Affairs Bureau will be closed from today (August 4), and the reopening time of each venue will be notified separately.
After receiving reports from the Zhuhai Health Department yesterday (3rd) that two Macau residents tested positive in Zhuhai on August 2nd.
The Macau SAR government immediately took further measures to prevent the epidemic, including: 1) Immediately activate the zoning and hierarchical precision prevention and control management mechanism; 2) From 3:30 pm on August 3, all persons leaving Macau must hold a 24-hour nucleic acid negative certificate .
3) According to the instructions of the Chief Executive, it is announced that the Macao Special Administrative Region will enter a state of immediate prevention at 3:30 pm on August 3, 2021.
From now on, all persons leaving Australia are required to have a 24-hour nucleic acid negative result.
In view of the increased risk of community transmission, the public is urged not to leave Australia unless necessary and to take various epidemic prevention measures.
The attached table of all Macao Nucleic Acid Stations is as follows:
Macau was rejected and returned to Hong Kong vulnerable to infection A family with Delta virus in close contact has come to Hong Kong New Coronary Pneumonia・8.3｜Cleared 4 people in Macau with Delta virus Within days, the nation will test 41 nucleic acid stations across Australia for new crown pneumonia | Macau loses a family of four infected supermarkets bursting with panic buying, the government immediately restricts purchases of new crown pneumonia | Macau couple tested positive, had been to Zhuhai, two daughters had travel history in Xi'an, new crown pneumonia | Macau Couples infected with the virus, the government says the risk of outbreak is extremely high and enters immediate prevention state